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Horace Leonard STOWER

Regimental number18023
Place of birthGloucester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRigger
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 7"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Charlotte Stower, 20 York Road, Bedminster, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 March 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st and 2nd Field Troops
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 9 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Discharge date21 June 1918
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 15 February 1918; disembarked Sydney, 18 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 21 June 1918.

Lived in New Guinea for some years after the war; died in England.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death5 February 1936
SourcesNAA: B2455, STOWER Horace Leonard

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